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Charles Lynn Rhea

Charles Lynn Rhea, age 74, of Andersonville, TN passed on Sunday, February 11, 2024. He served our country and was a U.S. Army veteran from 1969 – 1971 during the Vietnam Conflict. Charles never met a stranger. Everyone called him the gentle giant. He enjoyed fishing, farming, and more than anything he loved being with his family.


Chuck is preceded in death by his loving wife Karen Rhea; parents Frank and Mary Ruth Rhea; sisters Wilma Harris, and Sharon Cross; also his brother in law Curt Leonard.


He is survived by his son Danny Kepler (Krystal); daughter Jamie Wagner (John Paul); grandchildren Bryan Watson (Ava), Kelsey Merritt (Benton), Taylor Goodman (Zachary), Jordan Moore, Nick Moore, Gunner Kepler (Mikayla) Tanner Kepler, Elijah Kepler; great grandchildren Zoey, Charles, Mason, and Eleanor Watson, Reid Merritt, Tate Merritt, and Briggs Page. He also leaves behind his siblings Jerry Rhea (Carolyn), Dalton “Dink” Rhea (Carolyn), Donna (Tony), Janet Hembree (Jackie Ray), Jackie, and David Rhea (Shari), and a host of other relatives and friends.


Pallbearers are, Frank Rhea, Jason Whaley, Tanner Kepler, Cameron Rhea, and Benton Merritt & Bryan Watson. Honorary Pallbearer is Mike Gilbert.


In lieu of flowers the family request for donations to be made to The Anderson County Isaiah House. Their website is


Visitation for Chuck will be on Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with his funeral service to start at 2pm with Rev. David Seiber officiating. Chuck's graveside service will follow his funeral service at Foust Cemetery in Rocky Top, TN with full Military Honors.


Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is honored to serve the family of Charles Lynn Rhea.

Wilma Lou Sherwood

Wilma Lou Sherwood, age 86, of Clinton, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at her home in Clinton with her family by her side.


Born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee on September 20, 1937 she was the daughter of the late James and Lucille McFarland Wright. In addition to her parents, Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Sherwood; son-in-law Gene Williams and grandson Joseph Williams. Wilma worked as a teacher at Second Baptist Church and the Early Learning Tree.


Wilma is survived by her daughters, Mary Sherwood, Debbie Sherwood, Sandra Williams, Linda Bullock and husband Andy, all of Clinton, Tennessee; brothers, Kyle Wright of Greenville, South Carolina and Kenny Wright of Maryville, Tennessee; sister, Billie Farmer of Clinton, Tennessee; grandsons, Randy Carroll, Cody Carroll, Jacob Williams and Josh Williams and several great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.


The Sherwood Family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2024 at Second Baptist Church in Clinton. Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. Mike Thompson officiating.


Family and friends will gather for a graveside service on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Randy Farmer, Kenny Wright, Chris Leon, Randy Carroll, Cody Carroll, Jacob Williams, Josh Williams and Andy Bullock.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Second Baptist Church, Pre-School Department, 777 Public Safety Lane, Clinton, Tennessee 37716.


Jones Mortuary of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the family of Wilma Lou Sherwood.

Annette Marie Williams

Annette Marie Williams, age 44 of Clinton, TN passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at her home. She enjoyed being a mother to her boys and a grandmother to her grandchild. Annette enjoyed arts and crafts, and specially making lots of dream catchers. She liked statues of fairies, Tinkerbell was her favorite. She will be missed by those who loved her.


Annette is preceded in death by her parents Leon Hoyt and Carlotta Woodby.


She is survived by her sons Thomas Johnson of Oak Ridge, TN, Tavious Hoyt of Oak Ridge, TN, Charles Williams of Clinton, TN, Adam Johnson Jr of Oak Ridge, TN, Rashon White of Oak Ridge, TN, and Christopher McMillan of Oak Ridge, TN; daughter Zontaya Mahatha of FL; brother Leon Hoyt Jr of GA; sister Kimberly Harness of TN; and grandson Thomas Johnson Jr.


The family will be having a private memorial service for Annette at a later date.


Jones Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Annette Williams.

“Katelyn Marie” Jackson Reed Boggs

“Katelyn Marie” Jackson Reed Boggs, age 18, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2024.

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee on October 21, 2005, he was the son of  Jessica Sands Robinson and husband Keith. He was preceded in death by grandparents: Linda Sexton, Dorothy Turner, Joe Robinson, and Ruba Hill; aunts, Brida Chesney and Sherry Chesney.

Survivors include his mother, Jessica Robinson and husband Keith of Powell, Tennessee;  grandparents, Sharon Robinson, Harold Boggs, Johnny and Shilda Sands; brothers and sisters; Alec Sexton, Matthew Robinson, Justin Robinson, Kyle Robinson, Jacob Robinson, Lucas Robinson, and Jordin Boggs; aunts and uncles, April and Brandon Leach, Casey and Dillon Leach, William and Elizabeth Sands, Cleo Sands, Zack Sands, Kerry Sands, Kaley and Grace Chesney, Tony and Melinda Boggs, and Ronnie and Loran Boggs;  nieces and nephews, Eva Hensley, Dean Sexton and Jayce Boggs; biological father, Clarence Boggs and many other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2024 in the Jones Mortuary Chapel in Clinton, Tennessee.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the Boggs Family.

Wilma Jean White Vickery

Family Matriarch, Wilma Jean White Vickery of Clinton, passed over peacefully at her home in Marlow on Feb. 24, 2024. She was surrounded by her loved ones. 
Her parents, the late Cecil and Bertha White, welcomed her birth on October 12, 1935. As a young girl, she met and later married Roy Vickery on Aug. 11, 1951.
After leaving this area and moving to Michigan Roy worked at Forrester Furniture. Jean worked at Kresge’s, K-Mart, several restaurants and the school system. After retirement, Roy and Jean moved back to the Vickery homeplace. 
She was preceded in passing by: her parents, Cecil and Bertha White; husband of 70 years, Roy Vickery; daughter, Shirley Gail Vickery Loughram; brother, Kenneth (Butch) White; sister, Robin White Patterson; niece, Elizabeth White Mullins; and nephew, Byran White.
She is survived by daughter, Rebecca Jean Vickery, LPN of Oak Ridge; son-in-law, David Loughram of Florida; sisters, Brenda Boggs and Jane (Francis) Horn of Kentucky, and Freda (Rickey) Rose of Clinton; brothers: Jerry (Geraldine) White and Roger (Lorene) White both of Clinton; brother-in-la, Gary Patterson of Oliver Springs; and nieces and nephews, too many to name. 
Jean’s passion in life was in her ability to teach herself to crochet and knit, doing afghans, doilies and washcloths. She proudly gave away almost everything she created. 
She was a believer in Jesus Christ, faithful in prayer and daily devotions. She loved her family, keeping up with them daily. Her proudest moment was when her daughter, Becky completed her LPN training and became a nurse. She also loved her many dogs and leaves behind her grand dogs. 
A special thank you is extended to nephew, Dennis Vickery and niece Peggy Vickery for their love, care and concern. 
A private graveside service will be held at the Dutch Valley Methodist Church Cemetery in Clinton.
Premier Sharp Funeral Home is proudly serving the Vickery family.

Rosalie Alley

Rosalie Alley, 85, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 2, 2024, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on Aug. 15, 1938, to the late George and Nellie (Wyatt) Hensley.

She was known as Miss Alley by her students, momma by her children, Rosie by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and Rosalie by her classmates and friends. She was a homemaker until her kids were grown, then worked as a substitute teacher for 33 years in the Anderson County School System. She was a member of Red Hill Baptist Church, and more recently attended Norris First Baptist Church. Rosalie enjoyed spending time with family, attending social events, and singing at local churches. She was an avid sports fan, loved going to Anderson County High School football games, and even hemmed prom dresses, cheerleader outfits, and band uniforms for the students.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, John Alley, Sr., and siblings: Jack Hensley, Harold Hensley, Darryl Hensley, Geraldine Stooksbury, and Elizabeth Johnson.

Rosalie is survived by her children: John K Alley, Jr. of Clinton, Roger Alley (wife Kelly) of Rocky Top, Mike Alley (wife Stephanie) of Farragut, Kim Hutcheson (husband Donnie) of Clinton, and Nancy Trent (husband Barry) of Andersonville; grandchildren: Travis, Jessica, Lacey, Jonathan, Jill, Brittany, Brandon, Joshua, Ashley, Jack, and Isabella; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Flo Elliott, Phyllis Hall, Bessie Seiber, and Mary Lou Webber.

The family would like to thank Jimmy Bullock and Robin Lindsay for the exceptional care they provided Rosalie for the last three years.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton from 11am-2pm. A funeral service will follow with Pastor David Seiber officiating. Friends and family will go in procession to Norris Memorial Gardens where Rosalie will be laid to rest.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Red Hill Baptist Church in Andersonville.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is honored to serve the Alley family.

Jon Anthony Walls

Jon Anthony Walls was born on April 28, 1950, and passed away on March 5, 2024, at the age of 73.

Jon was born in Terre Haute, Indiana before his family moved to Oak Ridge, TN when he was two years old.  After graduating Oak Ridge High School Jon enlisted in the United States Air Force.  During the Vietnam War, Jon worked as a Ground Radio Communications Repairman in Taiwan where he met and married his wife Su in 1971. After returning to the United States Jon graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering before working at K-25 and Y-12.  In 1982, John and Su opened Little China restaurant in Clinton and continued to operate it until 2015.

Jon is preceded in death by his parents Rex and Bonnie Walls, brothers Louis Walls and David Walls, and an infant sister.

He is survived by wife Su Walls, daughter Alicia (Walls) Alvis and husband John Alvis, brother Glenn Walls, twin granddaughters Kylee Alvis and Sadie Alvis, several brothers and sisters-in-laws as well as numerous nieces and nephews in both the US and Taiwan.

The family would like to extend appreciation to the many doctors, nurses, and caregivers who have cared for Jon during his lengthy battle with Parkinson’s.  The family received friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on Saturday, March 9 from 3-5 p.m. the funeral followed at 5 p.m.  The Services will be conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard and John Alvis.

Jack Allen Holt

Jack Allen Holt passed from this life to his heavenly home on March 5, 2024, at the age of 89 after a 5-year battle with Lewy Body Dementia.

He was born on a 300-acre farm in the Elza Community of Anderson County before his family moved to Clinton when the government acquired their land for the Manhattan Project, which eventually became Oak Ridge.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Lillian Holt, sister-in-law Margaret (Sissy) Holt and Marty Hibben Mathews.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Brenda Hibben Holt, daughter Sandy Moye (Bob), son David Holt (Tina), brother Bob Holt, brother-in-law Gary Hibben (Tammy), grandchildren Jackson and Jefferson Holt, Erin White (Drew) and Nathan Moye (Sydnee), great granddaughter Anderson White, several nieces and nephews, and forever friends Shirlene and Byron Booker.

Jack attended LMU and the University of Tennessee before proudly enlisting in the US Army during the Korean War era, serving two years in Japan performing data processing for the Far East Command. He used his computer knowledge to establish a successful 33-year career as a computer analyst/programmer at K25 in Oak Ridge.

He was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church for 60 years, serving as a beloved Sunday School Teacher, deacon, Food Help Program volunteer, and initiating the Marriage/Family and Grief Counseling Ministry at Grace. He also served in ministry at KARM for 25 years.

Jack loved his family, reading his Bible, his country, and sharing a good laugh.

A celebration of Life service will be held at Grace Baptist Church 7171 Oak Ridge Hwy on Sunday, March 17. The receiving of friends 2-4 p.m. with service at 4 p.m., Dr. Ron Stewart will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cross Ministries, P.O. Box 7344 Knoxville, TN 37921.

The family would like to thank all of the staff at CenterWell for their years of in-home health care, and the nurses and staff at Gentivia Hospital for their care and support for the last three months at home.

A special thank you to his wonderful caregiver, Kimberly Swann for her compassionate caregiving and love. The family will gather for a private burial at Grandview Memorial Garden in Clinton.